51% of Secular Israelis Don’t Want Chareidi Neighbor

A poll conducted by Ynet and Gesher has found that 51% of secular Israelis would not like a chareidi neighbor. The poll was conducted...

Bar Mitzvah At Age 90

Never say never. Just ask Danny Rubin. In awe, he recently watched his 90-year old father climb up to the bimah at the Lubavitch center...

80% of Israeli Students Feel Holocaust Studies Relevant

Last week, the Central School for Holocaust Instruction at Yad Vashem opened the largest teachers' conference ever held in Israel on the Holocaust and...

Updates: Breaking News – Lakewood Bochur Taken Away From BMG By Police

First report - 5:55 p.m.: A bochur has just been apprehended by a Lakewood police officer in front of Bais Medrash Govoah on Seventh...

Ohel “Bar Mitzvah-Que” Annual BBQ With Shloime Dachs Tonight

Shloime and Libby Dachs invite all Matzav.com readers to join them for a delicious BBQ and siyum today, erev Rosh Chodesh Av, at the...

Opinion: Orwellian Distortions Regarding Israel & Iran – Call Your Congressman

By Dudu Kushner In the Orwellian world in which we live, one still cannot follow the logic of the latest information on "permission" being given...

“Triumph of the Spirit”: A New Film On the Life of Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis

Holocaust films and literature are, to say the least, depressing and devastating - how else can they be? Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis' new film entitled,...

Gedolim Sign Letter Encouraging Yidden To Assist R’ Shalom Mordechai Rubashkin

American gedolim have signed a letter written by the Novominsker Rebbe, Rav Yaakov Perlow, Rosh Agudas Yisroel of America, encouraging Yidden to provide financial...

A Reader Writes: A Shidduch Dilemma – Should I Continue?

Dear Editor, I have a serious shidduch quandary and since it appears that Matzav.com is the central place for shidduch-related discussions, I will present my...

OU Regrets Unauthorized Link with Publication

A report in the Israeli daily newspaper Haaretz, dated July 19, 2009, discusses the distribution to members of the Israel Defense Forces of a...